Jeremy Pike - Forthcoming Performances

New work  for Violin and Piano, Jennifer Pike & Max Ritchie, Harris Music Club, St John's Church, Preston, 1 pm, 14 January 2004, and Manchester Midday Concerts Society, 1pm, 20 January 2004; Jennifer Pike & Jeremy Pike. Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, 7.30pm, 2 February 2004.

Further performance of Bassoon Concerto planned for summer 2004, Graham Salvage and Oxford University Chamber Ensemble.

New work for chamber orchestra commissioned by Stamford Chamber Orchestra for performance in Stamford Arts Centre, 19 June 2004, to celebrate the orchestra's 21st anniversary.


Selected Performances 2000 - 2003


Ballade, for piano.  

Commissioned by Murray MacLachlan, first performed at the Chetham's International Summer School for Pianists, Manchester, August 2002.

Aphelion, for Violin and Piano

Jennifer Pike & Max Ritchie, BBC Young Musicians String Final, 13 February 2002, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London.  Jennifer Pike & Gordon Back, Brangwen Hall, Swansea, 2 March 2003, Jennifer Pike &  Andrew Wilde, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 13 May 2003.. 

Aphelion and Praesagium, for Violin and Piano

Jennifer Pike & Jeremy Pike, Holywell Music Room, Oxford, 28 June 2002; Pelsall Methodist Church, Walsall, 22 Feb 2003; Chester Music Society 26 Feb 2003.

Praesagium for Violin and Piano,

Jennifer Pike & Andrew Wilde, Standish Arts Festival, Lancashire, 16 October 2001. Celebrity Concert in St. Wilfrid's Church, Standish.

Summer in Winter, for SATB choir and organ

Chester Cathedral Choir, conductor Ben Saunders, Chester Cathedral, 27 February 2000.

String Quartet no 5, (first movement)

Milaj Quartet, Royal Northern College of Music, 13 January 2000. This was the opening work in the RNCM QuartetFest 2000, a four day festival of major twentieth century quartets.

Sonata No 7 for piano and tape

Peter Lawson (piano), Royal Northern College of Music, 6 November 2001, in a concert of music for Baritone (Mark Rowlinson) and Piano by composers based in the North West, and during the Chetham's International Summer School for Pianists, August 2002.

Three Lancashire Ballads, for violin and string orchestra

Strings Together, violin solo Jennifer Pike, conductor David Vernon, Bolton School Arts Centre, 9 April 2000. This work was commissioned with National Lottery funding for Strings Together, an ensemble comprising players of about Grade 4 - 6 standard. The piece celebrates three different aspects of Lancashire Life and is based on local history and folklore. The first movement, Spinning Jenny, describes the harsh life working in the mills, and includes sounds recorded at Helmshore Upper Mill in Rossendale. The second is a lament for soldiers called away on active service and the third a portrayal of witchcraft.

Jeremy Pike sampling sounds at Helmshore Upper Mill

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